Interactive map: 15 years of European migrant deaths

Austrian designer Moriz Büsing created this grim interactive map of migrant and refugee deaths on the way to Europe, or trying to stay in Europe; over 32,000 deaths in 15 years.

Büsing pulled his data from and UNITED, both critics of the "Fortress Europe" ideology. Some surprising patterns emerge, indicating the most dangerous migratory passage is into Italy from Tunisia or Libya. Each red circle is clickable for more details.

15 Years Fortress Europe